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Appleblossom 79
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Growing UP north...
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I have read may books talking about self sufficiency and they all talk about gardening, farming and food preservation.  Having done further research into the authors and the description of the areas…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jennifer May 21, 2013.


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What kind of HOMEGROWN are you?
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slow transition to homesteader
A bit about me:
Currently unemployed, I am looking into making my completely grid dependent life not so much and to make it more positive and productive. I have many interests like gardening and baking/cooking to craftiness (albeit I am not that crafty yet) I am relatively new to all these areas and are exploring many different avenues and options that can be taken. I welcome advice and information :)
Latest greatest meal cooked at home:
Chicken and mushrooms- great simple that uses 5 real ingredients (no processed crap)
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the birds chirping in the tree next to the window
My latest DIY project:
baking bread from scratch and non-toxic cleaners for the house....soon maybe soap making
How did you find HOMEGROWN.org?
searching for a facebook like site for gardening etc.
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My first ever CSA....

So after about 2 years of searching my local area for a CSA, I finally found one after moving back home to the Upper Peninsula (eh!) from Indiana.  A local farm that frequents the farmers market in town decided to try its hand with a small (only 15 people) CSA.  When I got that e-mail, admittedly I kind of got a little excited and after a couple of weeks discussing the money aspect with my boyfriend and showing him that this was the way to go, we finally decided to do it.  

This past…


Posted on July 22, 2013 at 5:20pm — 5 Comments

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At 2:31pm on May 10, 2013, Jennifer said…

Hi, Appleblossom. Welcome to HOMEGROWN! My name is Jennifer, and I'm the flock tender here: site updater and tweaker, feeder and waterer of content. I’m so glad you found us—and I love how active you’ve been here in such a short amount of time. That’s AWESOME. I hope you’ll find plenty of projects and ideas here to spur you on, and I hope you’ll be game for sharing more of your own, too. I LOVE your five-ingredient challenge! Elsewhere on HOMEGROWN, you can always find the latest additions to the site at the top of the homepage, and if you’ve ever got questions, please don't hesitate to leave a comment on my profile page or shoot me a message. I hope you feel right at home!

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